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Tree plantation drive conducted in memory of Dr. Kishan

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Imphal, June 29:

The annual Dr. Thingnam Kishan Memorial lecture organized by the Dr.Thingnam Kishan Foundation (DTKF) to mark the birth anniversary of late Dr. Thingnam Kishan for this year have been cancelled in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  A Tree plantation drive was conducted instead headed by award winning environmentalist Moirangthem Loya of Punshilok forest fame at the proposed permaculture site ‘Urum Warum’ at Langjing, Imphal West. The plantation drive kicked off with officials and members of Mapari Ningshingkol Lup (MANIL), Uripok, along with other well wishers. Moirangthem Loya speaking on the sidelines of the event urged active participation of every individual in efforts to minimize Carbon footprints. DTKF also extended gratitude to the Manipur Forest Department for providing with the tree saplings for the plantation drive.

Kshetrimayum Birosh Singh

Kshetrimayum Birosh Singh is an intern working with Imphal Times and is currently pursuing MA – Mass Communication, Manipur University.
He may be contacted at : [email protected]

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